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MATT BARNES

PERSONAL

Full name is Matt Kelly Barnes...Attended Del Campo High School in Sacramento...Averaged 30 points, 10 rebounds, six blocks, five steals and three assists as a senior...Was also an All-American wide receiver in high school, leading the nation with 28 touchdown catches his senior season...Was considering an attempt to play in the NFL if training camp invite with Warriors in 2006 was not successful...During his first season with Golden State, was active in several community relations programs...Visited the Oakland Children’s Hospital at Halloween and also made a visit to Kaiser Hospital just prior to New Year’s...Also took part in the Warriors Thanksgiving Food Serving and various season ticket holder events...Has several tattoos, including one on his neck that says Believe...Had a pair of praying hands added to the Believe tattoo between Games 3 & 4 of 2007 First Round Playoff series against Dallas.

COLLEGE

Played 121 career games during four seasons at UCLA, averaging 8.8 ppg., 4.8 rpg. and 2.0 apg. in 22.6 minpg.…Became 43rd player in school history to reach 1,000 career points and helped the Bruins reach the NCAA Sweet Sixteen in each of his last three seasons…As a senior (2001-02), averaged 13.5 ppg., 6.2 rpg. and a team-high 3.5 apg., while shooting .417 (43-103) from three-point range, which ranked ninth in the Pac-10…Also ranked 10th in the conference in assists…As a junior (2000-01), earned All-Pac-10 Honorable Mention honors and received team award for outstanding play, after averaging 11.6 ppg., 7.3 rpg., 2.7 apg. and 1.6 stlpg….Ranked sixth in the conference in rebounding and steals.




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Category: Lakers Roster | Added by: KobeBryant (16/December/2010)
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